It’s not about the weight you lose – it’s about the life you gain. You have so much more life to live! If you are ready to start your weight loss journey we encourage you to contact one of our offices today.
Pre-Surgery Dietary Instructions
Approaching Surgery and Full Liquid 1 Post-Op Diet
Review pre-op instructions for the day before and day of surgery and review diet instructions for the first week after surgery.
Review vitamin supplementation needs for after surgery
Review exercise restrictions and goals for after surgery
Potential Nutrition-Related Complications
Discuss common post-op nutrition related complications. Review ways to manage and prevent symptoms. Discuss appropriate foods and meal ideas to prevent complications.
Along with the extensive education that our program offers, Prisma Health Weight Management Institute encourages all patients to research every aspect of bariatric surgery. Education is the best pre-operative tool.
Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)
The OAC is taking action to helping patients overcome the barriers of working with insurance companies.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
Read this article on Metabolic Surgery in the Treatment Algorithm for Type 2 Diabetes.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Read this article on Short-Term Preoperative Weight Loss and Postoperative Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery
Prisma Health Weight Management Institute offers patients a credit program that can be used toward any expenses and services. Patients can apply online at patientfinancing.com to pay for any bariatric procedure. This program is offered through Prosper Healthcare Lending. Once you complete the online application you will receive an answer in minutes.